Cabbage family : BRASSICACEAE (DILLENIIDAE) in Australia
including
Astrocarpaceae, Cruciferae, Moringaceae, Raphanaceae, Resedaceae, Stanleyaceae, Thlaspiaceae, and Tropaeolaceae

Flower
Families
Flowers in Australia
  
  
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Christine Ashe
  
Plants in Australia Plant
Classes

Blennodia canescens
Wild Stock
Lake Eyre
Photo: courtesy of
Laura Levens

Brassica alboglabra
Chinese Broccoli
Sydney, June 2006

Brassica botrytis
Cauliflower
Sydney, June 2006

Brassica calabrese
Green Broccoli
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica chinensis
Bok Choy
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica italica
Purple Broccoli
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica napus
Rapeseed, Canola
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica parachinensis
Choy Sum
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica pekinensis
Chinese Cabbage
Sydney, August 2006

Brassica rapa
Turnips
Sydney, August 2006

Capsella bursa-pastoris
Shepherds Purse
Sydney, August 2006

Cardamine hirsuta
Bittercress
Sydney, August 2006

Diplotaxis tenuifolia
Sand Rocket
Wyee, February 2007

Erysimum cheiri
Wallflowers
Sydney, November 2006

Hesperis matronalis
Dame's Rocket
Sydney, August 2006

Iberis sempervirens
Candytuft
Sydney, October 2008

Lepidium bonariense
Argentine Pepperweed
Sydney, January 2012

Lobularia maritimum
Sweet Alyssum
Sydney, August 2006

Lunaria annua
Annual Honesty
Melbourne, December 2007

Matthiola incana
Stocks
Sydney, August 2006

Nasturtium officinale
Watercress
Sydney, August 2007

Raphanus daikon
Chinese Radish
Sydney, August 2006

Raphanus sativus
Radish
Sydney, August 2006

Tropaeolum majus
Nasturtium
Sydney, August 2006

The plants in BRASSICACEAE are preferred foodplants of some Australian Butterflies and Moths, including:


Pieris rapae

Noorda blitealis

Crocidolomia pavonana

Hellula hydralis

Hellula undalis

Proteuxoa hydraecioides

Proteuxoa hypochalchis

Neumichtis nigerrima

Spodoptera exigua

Spodoptera litura

Diarsia intermixta

Agrotis infusa

Agrotis ipsilon

Chrysodeixis subsidens

Epiphyas postvittana

Plutella xylostella

Leuroperna sera

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(updated 4 January 2013, 19 March 2015)